The Green Mile is a 1999 American drama film from the 1996 serial novel written by Stephen King, originally released in six volumes before being republished as a single volume work. The series includes: The Two Dead Girls, The Mouse on the Mile, Coffey’s Hands, The Bad Death of Eduard Delacroix, Night Journey and Coffey on the mile.
The film is told in a flashback format and tells the story of Paul and his life as a death row corrections officer during the Great Depression in the United States, and the supernatural events events he witnessed. In 1935, inmates at the Cold Mountain Correctional Facility call Death Row “The Green Mile” because of the dark green linoleum that tiles the floor. Paul Edgecomb is the head guard on the Green Mile when a new inmate named Coffey is brought into his custody, convicted of the sadistic murder of two young girls. Despite his size and the fearsome crimes for which he’s serving time, he seems to be a kind and well-mannered person who behaves more like an innocent child than a hardened criminal. Soon the guards noticed something odd about him: he’s able to perform what seem to be miracles of healing among his fellow inmates, leading them to wonder just what sort of person he could be, and if he could have committed the crimes with which he was charged.
Genre: Crime / Drama / Fantasy
Available in HS Call No. K58g 1999
How to Train Your Dragon is a 2010 3D computer-animated- fantasy film based from the series written by Cressida Cowell. The story takes place in a mythical Viking world where a young Viking teenager named Hiccup aspires to follow his tribe’s tradition of becoming a dragon slayer. After finally capturing his first dragon, and with his chance at finally gaining the tribe’s acceptance, he finds that he no longer has the desire to kill it and instead befriends it. The ff. are the titles in the series available in the LRC: How to Train Your Dragon (2003), How to be a Pirate (2004), How to Speak Dragonese (2005), How to Cheat’s a Dragon’s curse (2006), How to Twist a Dragon’s Tale (2007), How to Ride a Dragon’s Storm (2008).